Spotlight: St. Louis Filmworks, BioGenerator, & Prison Performing Arts

    HEC Media’s Spotlight program airs every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. on Channel 11, and showcases St. Louis’ finest contributions to art, education, and culture.

    In this week’s episode learn about a new initiative underway to help grow the entertainment and media industry in St. Louis; hear from author Alex Segura about his latest book “Secret Identity;” enjoy the nostalgic art on display at the Angad Arts Hotel; learn about the 2.2 billion dollars raised by BioGenerator’s home grown companies; explore themes of home, identity construction & object interaction at Craft Alliance; meet the new Executive Director of Prison Performing Art; and discover new family housing being built to support artists & enrich our community.

    St. Louis Filmworks
    St. Louis Filmworks (SLFW) is an initiative to grow the entertainment and media industry in the region and become a hub for emerging storytellers.

    Secret Identity, A Conversation with Alex Segura and Laura Lippman
    From Anthony Award-winning writer Alex Segura comes Secret Identity, a rollicking literary mystery set in the world of comic books.

    Re-Play; Reflecting on Significant Symbols from Childhood
    Painter Dave Ruggeri highlights some of the most influential symbols of his childhood in his pop culture reflection on American symbols, Re-Play.

    St. Louis Bioscience in the Spotlight as BioGenerator Portfolio Tops $2 Billion in Follow-On Capital
    BioGenerator Ventures portfolio has raised $2.2 billion in follow-on capital, with much of the success involving one company in 2021. See more BioSTL stories here.

    Casey Whittier at Craft Alliance
    Other Ways Of Knowing is the new exhibit in the Staenberg Gallery at Craft Alliance showcasing the works of Glass and Ceramic Artist Casey Whittier.

    Prison Performing Arts’ New Executive Director
    A profile of John Wolbers, the new Executive Director of Prison Performing Arts.

    A Home for Art
    In Gravois Park, St. Louis Art Place Initiative has completed the first of 20 units of single family housing at subsidized prices for artists, aiming to enrich the community and support artists in the region. To find more stories like this one visit